Latitude / Longitude:
38°1′16″N 81°1′35″W / 38.02111°N 81.02639°W / 38.02111 -81.02639
991 ft (302 m)
Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
Caperton is an unincorporated community and coal town in Fayette County, West Virginia. It was also known as Elen.
The community has the name of Austin Caperton, a businessman in the local mining industry.